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Grandma’s Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Grandma’s Oatmeal Cookies Ingredients

  • Grandma's Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
    Grandma's Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

    2 cups sugar

  • 1-1/2 cup shortening
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 teaspoons water
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2 cups chopped raisins
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Additional granulated sugar or colored sugar

How to make Grandma’s Oatmeal Cookies

  • In a large bowl, cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in water. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the oats, raisins and walnuts.
  • On a surface sprinkled with additional sugar or colored sugar, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut out with desired cookie cutters. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 12 dozen.
  • Grandma’s Oatmeal Cookies is ready to serve.

Prep: 35 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

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